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if they use the name of a law enforcement agency. it is not legitimate and if it happened to you, your computer han compromised and you want to make sure it is virus-free before you use it again. >> for more information, go to our website, wusa9.com. we will link you to the latest from the fbi. anita. >> american university is getting the word out about recent groping assaults near campus. they happened along massachusetts avenue between the birkshire apartments. >> reporter: campus police are alerting the community about these incidents. there have been four since september 24. all involving women here of students of american university. >> it is scary when you know something is happening. >> don't want it happening to any of my friends and ashamed it had to happen in the first place. >> reporter: students are on alert. >> we like to think that on college campuses, it's more liberal and that we are safe because we are in this close community, but it puts things back into perspective. >> women told police they were groped by a man in a hooded sweatshirt. each incident was in th
, demonstrators in favor of maryland's dream act rallied in support of that law. the legal immigrants would be allowed in state tuition rates if parents paid taxes and they attended local public schools. opponents say other taxpayers should not be made to foot the bill for people not here legally. andrea mccarren was at today's rally. >> i love this country. when i say home, i mean here. >> i do consider myself an american. >> up, up with education, down, down with deportation. >> they are among the so- called dreamers. students whose parents brought them into this country illegally. >> my mom even says that you are more american than spanish anymore. you still get confused in spanish words. i'm like yeah, i know. >> a cancer survivor who says his surgery at johns hopkins saved his life. rickie wants to share his gratitude. >> i have to give back to society. i think the way i want to do it is becoming a doctor and save lives, just as my life was saved once. >> opponents of the dream act call it a bad investment for maryland taxpayers. brad of help save maryland calls it criminal. an
at a future law enforcement museum at the law enforcement memorial. scott broom, 9news now. >> victims of domestic abuse in montgomery county can now go to the family justice center in rockville to get comprehensive help that may save their lives. armando trull reports, they have a high-tech weapon in their protective arsenal. >> a prosecutor and a judge are talking over a video feed. >> in real time. >> that's how victims in maryland can now ask a judge to issue a restraining order against their abuser. >> the petition when they come in, they are not isolated. they are able to avail themselves of all of the services available at the justice center. >> the pilot program has been given the green light to be implemented statewide. volunteers at the family justice center. she was a victim in 2008. her boyfriend tried to kill her with a two foot tall crucifix. the video feed will make it easier for victims to take the first step and approach a corpse. >> you don't have to see your abuser. you have to do everything on the video. >> the victims that come in here receive wrap around se
. we don't anticipate a huge influx. >> convinced voters will reject the dream act. >> this law will go down in flames in november. >> campos hopes he is wrong. >> it will be like a piece of my life. >> bruce leshan, 9news now. >> good reason for hope. two recent polls, i should say, found that 60% of voters sported the dream act and 1/3 of voters oppose it. if voters approve it, it will be the first time ever. >>> the early voting got started today in the presidential battleground state of ohio. tonight, the candidates are focusing their attention on colorado. president barack obama and governor mitt romney are making final preparations for their first debate. tomorrow night's focus, domestic policy with a heavy emphasis on the economy and jobs. joe biden spent his day campaigning in north carolina and republican running mate is due to arrive in charlottesville, virginia, tonight. >>> in pennsylvania, a judge has blocked that state's voter id requirement from taking effect by this election day. the judge says he's not quite convinced that every voter would be able to get a
for a future exhibit honoring the victims and the law enforcement officers who eventually caught the snipers and put an end to it all. scott broom is live in forestville to give us a snapshot of what is in that evidence area. scotty. >> reporter: well, you know, it was ten years ago, but all of these archives and evidence were not handed over to archivists until july. they were just handed over for a future national law enforcement memorial museum. there is so much stuff inside this warehouse here that the archivist still doesn't have a count on all of it. in a climate controlled warehouse suitable for storing fine art, there sits that fearsome 1990caprice used by the d.c. snipers. a mobile, sniper's nest. now a museum piece. >> the trunk was the actual location where the sniper showed himself, so to speak. curled up in the trunk and used this that was cut out to poke the barrel of the bush master through to fire the weapon. >> archive manager explains fascinating details now seen up close. >> the snipers had a can of spray paint to match the outer part of the spray paint. they spray pa
in an industrial park. officers caught up with him and took him into custody. >>> some new driving laws take effect in maryland. starting today all children under the age of 8 must sit in a child seat or booster seat in the car. it does not matter how much they weigh. if the children are taller than 4' 9, they obviously don't have to. also you are now required by law to treat a dark traffic light as a stop sign. that will be key with the next round of power outages. if you don't, you could get a ticket. >>> no such thing as a tax free lunch anymore, at least not in the district. starting today d.c. food truck operators will be adding on a 10% tax on the meals they sell. that's the same tax charged in d.c. restaurants. before the new tax food truck operators paid the city a $1,500 flat rate every year. >>> you may not be familiar with his face, but you'll know his cartoon. coming up we'll introduce you to the host of this year's oscar. >> 50 years ago james meredith was admitted to the university of mississippi. i'm randall pinkston in oxford as ole miss marks a dramatic moment that changed the scho
a dozen new laws take effect in maryland today which include prohibiting employers for asking potential employees for their usernames and passwords to their social media sites. fantasy sports are exempt from betting in the state and residents forced to leave a job to escape the threat of domestic violence will now be eligible for unemployment benefits in maryland. you can see more details of those laws at www.wusa9.com. >>> an update from the national zoo about its female giant panda. today the zoo tweeted that mei xiang went outside briefly saturday and then again this morning. this is some file video in the days after she gave birth to a cub two weeks ago. sadly that cub died last sunday. the panda house has been closed ever since, but the zoo says it partially reopened the house today and expects to have it completely back open soon. >>> coming up on 9news at 7:00 how the boy scouts of america are working with police to get possible sex offenders off the streets. >> plus why that film that mocks the prophet muhammad is stirring up even more controversy tonight. >> let's check in with
.d. laws make their case by fighting dead voters in maryland. we'll be back. >>> your weather first. grab the rain gear. talking to one of my weather watchers in fauquier county in cathlet. heavy rain coming down right now. 60 degrees. we're watching the heaviest of the showers west of town. by 9:00 looks like the bulk of that could actually be north of us. almost a mostly -- it will stay mostly cloudy today. 71 degrees by lunch time. a couple of showers here and there this afternoon. high temperatures 75 to 80. andrea and mike? >> all right, howard. >>> a watchdog group claims they found hundreds of registered maryland voters with something in common. they're dead. >> the organization is doing the digging and it's an advocate for voter identification laws. reporter path warren takes a -- pat warren takes a look at their research and the state's reaction to it. >> reporter: finding maryland voters dead or alive. what is it we're looking through here? >> these are deceased voters that remain active on the voter rolls. >> reporter: election integrity maryland says its research shows rupus h
today was the day law enforcement really realized they were dealing with a person or persons who were targeting innocent random people people. the shooting that happened around 8:45 in the morning brought it into focus. there have been two other shootings this morning ten years ago today, another shooting the night before. then around 8:45 in the morning, sarah ramos was reading a book when she was shot and killed. for the next 23 days, everyone in the washington area really lived in fear not knowing when or where the d.c. snipers were strike next. >> you didn't want to go outside. >> a lot of parents i can remember them calling. it reminded me sort of 9/11. everyone was afraid to let their children get on the bus. >> reporter: finally after three weeks of terror, police arrested john allen mohammad and lee boyd malvo. mow ham mad was executed in 2009 but malvo still in prison. ahead of the ten-year anniversary, malvo spoke to "the washington post" about what he did what he did and how he felt about it a decade later. in a very disturbing interview, he recalls the moment that one of t
are failing to do what they are supposed to do to keep america safe. john is a law professor at gw. >> any of my students who get less than 75, uhll fail them. here, the tsa itself says that its agents failed 80, 85, 100% of the time. everybody should be scared and outraged. >> the tsa secret shoppers found screeners caught prohibited items and took appropriate action less than 25% of the time. they followed proper patdown procedures less than 17% of the time. and that they failed 100% of the time to tell people that they could opt out of a full body scan and go with a patdown. >> all the terrorists have to do is get through once. >> the tsa has lately been experimenting with something it calls behavioral detection instead of a physical patdown, it's like a verbal chatdown and this report proves it is a giant waste of time. >> the idea that they are going to be trying to look for my microinspection or this tremor in my voice is crazy. >> the new york investigation is the only one leaked publicly so far. if it's that bad at newark, a will the of people worry about failures at other air
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